and practice, with particular regard to: â¢. The National Curriculum Frameworks. â¢. A broader understanding of the curriculum and creative opportunities to engage ...
Person Specification for Classroom Teacher - Maternity Cover CATEGORY
HOW ASSESSED A
About to complete a course leading to DfES recognised teacher status or qualified teacher status including degree or equivalent (NQT).
Evidence of continued professional development. Related academic qualifications which show high standards of candidate’s Maths and English.
Understanding of the distinctive nature of a Catholic school. Understanding the spiritual development of pupils
Practising Catholic Evidence of participation in the life of a faith community
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Evidence of good or outstanding teaching which impacts children’s progress. Evidence of using a range of successful teaching strategies An excellent understanding of planning and assessment techniques The ability to create a safe, stimulating and rich learning environment which values and enables everyone equally The ability to work closely with all staff both in the classroom and in whole-school issues
Success as a primary teacher in KS1 or KS2 (Experienced teacher). Successful final practice/report from educational body (NQT) Experience of working with learners from a variety of social and cultural backgrounds. Experience of supporting learners with SEND Experience of working with parents/carers and multi agencies.
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KNOWLEDGE & UNDERSTANDING
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
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A clear understanding of National Standards for Teachers and current educational issues, theory and practice, with particular regard to: The National Curriculum Frameworks A broader understanding of the curriculum and creative opportunities to engage pupils. Safeguarding practices including KCSIE Responsibilities under the SEN Code of Practice The theory and practice of providing effectively for the individual needs of all learners A secure understanding of assessment for learning strategies in order to impact positively on children’s progress. Good class management Monitoring, assessment, recording and reporting learners’ progress The teaching of phonics. Skills Good written and oral communication skills Good ICT skills. Ability to; Work as a member of a team and develop good professional relationships within and across teams Meet challenges Establish effective relationships with learners, parents/carers and the school community. Effectively manage challenging behaviour. Create an environment that promotes independence, creativity and challenge. Support the development of a curriculum area. Demonstrate excellent literacy/numeracy skills. Lead and manage support staff to ensure effective learning. Reflect upon and adapt practice
Support the leadership of a core subject area. Make an additional contribution to extra-curricular activities.
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Person Specification for Classroom Teacher - Maternity Cover
Commitment to teaching and a willingness to continue to learn through professional development and training; A genuine commitment to inclusive education. A personality and disposition which commands the respect, trust and confidence of pupils, parents and staff; Ability to inspire, engage and motivate all learners to reach their full potential; Professionalism; Approachability and sensitivity; Excellent organisational skills; Honesty, reliability and confidentiality; Flexibility, enthusiasm, resilience and drive.
CONFIDENTIAL REFERENCES AND REPORTS
THESE WILL BE SOUGHT FROM REFEREES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS: Professional and personal knowledge, skills and abilities Relevant, positive recommendations from current employer / educational body Satisfactory health and attendance records
Creative and dynamic approaches.
In the first instance, we assess applications against the following elements: Overall presentation, use of standard English, grammatical accuracy If an application does not meet the expected standard, it will be discarded before being matched to the person specification. Letters of application should be clear and concise and should address the criteria identified in the person specification.
Positive and supportive faith references from priest where applicant regularly worships
A = Application I = Interview R = Reference O = Observation
EVIDENCE OF IDENTITY AND QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE REQUIRED FROM SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES e.g. 1. 2. 3. 4.
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Passport Driving License Documents showing current address Certificates of qualification or a letter confirming qualifications from relevant educational body